Fifty and Better
Celebrating Ages 50 and Better at the Library
You may be surprised to discover the variety of activities offered at the library. Visit us for reading recommendations, technology assistance, special events, research help, retirement planning resources and more.
Things to do at the Library
Learn and have fun: More than 200 adult events are offered each month including author talks, wellness activities, reading programs, writers groups, lectures, crafting and technology workshops. Pick up an events calendar or read it online to see what events are planned each month.
Other things to do include book clubs, participating in Great Decisions discussions and volunteering. You can also join a Friends group and help out at the next book sale or other event that supports the library. The Virginia Room has specially trained staff to help you research your family tree.
Things to do Online
Connect with us online. You can read magazines on your computer or tablet free via Zinio and ebooks are free via Overdrive. You can donate to the Fairfax Library Foundation or buy the library a book through the Amazon.com wishlist. Track your portfolio with free access to online resources such as Morningstar Investment Research Center and Value Line, find great books to help plan your retirement and more. Don't forget to follow the library on Facebook and Twitter and engage with other readers in your community.
Find Your Next Read
We have staff in the library that can help you find your next favorite author, so please stop by soon. Other ways to explore new books include:
Learn about other Fairfax County Resources for 50+ Residents
The county offers many other great services and opportunities for 50+ residents, visit Fairfax County Services for Older Adults. Find county services, recreation and wellness activities and community engagement opportunities.